JEFFREY B. COHN, M.D.
To the editor: The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) may manifest itself as various opportunistic infections or neoplastic processes. Groups at high risk for the syndrome include homosexual men, intravenous drug users, and hemophiliacs. A report in the November 1984 issue (1) analyzed cases reviewed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in patients outside high-incidence groups. Patients in this series were less likely than those in high-risk groups to present with Kaposi's sarcoma, and no patient had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma outside the central nervous system. This malignancy has been found increasingly in patients in high-risk groups, and in that setting it
COHN JB. The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: B-Cell Lymphoma, Histoplasmosis, and Ethics and Economics. Ann Intern Med. ;104:447–448. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-104-3-447
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;104(3):447-448.
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